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Everglades Trail Surveyed For Cultural Artifacts

The replacement of an old wooden boardwalk has been put on hold as archaeologists poke and prod near a muddy pond located inside the Everglades National Park. The scientists are looking for evidence of a prehistoric culture.

10/20/2014

(CBS4) Boaters partying off Eliott Key in Biscayne Bay during Columbus Day Weekend in Oct. 2010.

Safety On Water Stressed For Upcoming Columbus Day Holiday Weekend

In order to keep things safe on the water over the upcoming Columbus Day holiday weekend, Biscayne National Park has partnered up with a number of agencies to crackdown on boaters posing a risk to themselves or others.

09/30/2014

Biscayne National Park

Biscayne National Park May No Longer Allow Commercial Fishing

“Plenty of fish in the sea” may not be the case around some South Florida waters, especially around a popular national park.

08/07/2014

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2.5 Million Visitors To National Parks In South Florida In 2013

A new National Park Service report says more than 2.5 million people visited the national parks in South Florida last year.

07/27/2014

(Source: National Park Service)

Everglades National Park Gets New Interim Superintendent

-The National Park Service announced a new interim superintendent for Everglades National Park and he has a specialty in climate change.

06/07/2014

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FAA: Jet Nearly Collided With Drone Over Florida

A jet airliner nearly collided with an airborne drone over Tallahassee, Florida, according to federal officials.

05/10/2014

Biscayne National Park

Report Shows National Park Service Financial Benefit To Local Communities

The National Park Service issued a new report Monday that showed Biscayne National Park saw nearly 500,000 visitors in 2012 and those tourists spent $29 million in the communities around the park.

CBS Miami–03/04/2014

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South Florida Parks Losing Thousands In Government Shutdown

The partial government shutdown is causing two South Florida parks to lose thousands of dollars a day in fees, according to The National Park Service.

CBS Miami–10/08/2013

Green sea turtles were released into open water after the first ever documented nest on Biscayne National Park was excavated August 15, 2013.  Photo by: Ryan Fura

First Green Sea Turtle Nest Found At Biscayne National Park

The first documented green sea turtle nest was discovered at Biscayne National Park exciting biologists around South Florida.

CBS Miami–08/19/2013

MIAMI (CBS4) - A brush fire burns in South Miami-Dade County on Tuesday, April 2, 2013.  (Source: CBS4)

Homestead Brush Fire 75-Percent Contained

Florida Forestry Service workers are finally getting a handle on brush fire in Homestead.

04/04/2013

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